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Journal
2017 | 17 | 2 | 115 - 125
Article title

Jazyková kreativita při tvoření názvů nových prostředků činnosti

Content
Title variants
EN
LANGUAGE CREATIVITY IN DEVELOPING NEW MEANS OF ACTIVITY ARTICLES & RESEARCHES
Languages of publication
CS
Abstracts
EN
The present article investigates ways in which new words are formed to name objects which do not have established names in the Czech language. In particular the author focuses on vocabulary related to the Dedra e-shop, mainly kitchen appliances and objects related to cooking. The vocabulary is examined through the prism of Jaroslav Kuchar’s seminal study Word Formation in the Czech Language and the author pays attention to all ways of word- formation, including blending. The author concludes that most words in the examined vocabulary were composites, both from local Czech words and hybrids combining a Czech word with a foreign one; derivatives using the “ator” suffix were quite common too. As far as the formal/colloquial level is concerned, some words were neutral while others were colloquial, which – the author points out – seems to have been driven by a desire to be witty. The author also points out that it is not possible to assess how viable the new words will be.
Journal
Year
Volume
17
Issue
2
Pages
115 - 125
Physical description
Contributors
  • Uniwersytet Południowoczeski w Czeskich Budziejowicach, Instytut Bohemistyki, Czech Republic, mmaturova@ff.jcu.cz
References
Document Type
Publication order reference
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YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.desklight-3a999c18-9a88-495b-ad51-d627e18b5765
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